Gold Dipped Wine Holder
This Mugavu wood wine holder is hand-dipped in vibrant, gold paint for an unexpected pop of color. Its light, slender form and unique curvature make this minimalist wine holder the perfect way to display your favorite vintage bottle. It is hand-turned by lathe using solid Mugavu wood, and then sanded to perfection and varnished for a smooth and seamless finish.
Each product is handmade from start to finish in a workshop in Uganda—giving the pieces a heart, soul, and story. The designers work with master hand-craftsmen to create and curate unexpected, beautiful pieces mixing traditional craft with a modern style sensibility—designed for those who seek something uncommon from far-away places.
Investing in small businesses and creating market access through trade is one of the most tangible and sustainable ways to help Ugandans rise up in the development chain, so this social enterprise strives to build local businesses from the ground up, by contributing design experience while preserving traditional techniques, creating a high-quality product, providing access to foreign markets, providing business support and production assistance, as well as investing in new machinery. The products are purchased from the artisans and small businesses at their asking price. By providing our artisans with marketable and economically beneficial outlets for their skills, poverty is reduced and the livelihoods of these individuals and their communities are improved. These job opportunities empower both men and women, support families, and as a result, sustain communities.
These wood-crafted products are locally sourced from sustainable Ugandan National Forestry Associated vendors.
MATERIALS: Locally sourced Mugavu wood and gold paint
SIZE: 2” w x 11” h
CARE: Wipe clean using a soft cloth
Made by: Rose & Fitzgerald
*Artisan photos by Rose & Fitzgerald
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